Walkers bringing trust seminar to CI

Walkers has partnered with leading UK law firm, Charles Russell LLP, to offer a seminar in Grand Cayman covering the hot topics for offshore trusts in 2007.

The seminar will be held at the Brasserie Conference Facility from 2-6pm on Thursday, 15 February, and will be followed by a reception at the Brasserie for seminar attendees.

The seminar will cover three main topics:

Trustees and Divorce

Breach of Duty

Sham Trusts

The topics are designed with a view to encouraging discussion of some of the most frequently encountered questions in offshore practice in recent years. Each session will be followed by a case study.

The speakers will include Sara Collins, a partner at Walkers; Suzanne Marriott, a partner at Charles Russell; and Morven McMillan, an associate at Charles Russell.

Both Suzanne and Morven are members of Charles Russell’s specialist Trusts and Fiduciary Disputes Team.

“Walkers offered a Trust Disputes course in 2005 and it was very well received by the local business community,’ said Walkers Partner Sara Collins. ‘Our seminars are designed to cater to the busy professional by delivering a comprehensive review of the subject matter in a relatively short time. This year the seminar will be offered in Cayman, London and Jersey and I am delighted to be working with Charles Russell.”

Sara Collins is head of the Trust Disputes Group at Walkers and specialises in disputes involving trustees and other fiduciaries. She has appeared frequently in the courts of the Cayman Islands and is named as a leading Cayman Islands lawyer by PLC Which Lawyer 2006.

Chambers Global 2007 ranks her as having a superb knowledge of Cayman Islands legislation. She is a member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists.

Suzanne Marriott specialises in estate planning, landed and offshore wills and trusts, Court of Protection work, heritage property and charitable trusts, as well as trusts and probate disputes.

Morven McMillan has wide-ranging experience in offshore and international trusts and probate disputes, having previously been at Walkers where she spent almost five years practising Cayman Islands law. Both Suzanne and Morven are members of ACTAPS and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

The seminar is free of charge; however, there are a limited number of places, so please register early to avoid disappointment. For more information on the seminar, please visit www.walkersglobal.com or www.charlesrussell.co.uk. To register contact Sarah Broad at [email protected] or 345 914 4242.

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